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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of deduce.

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Examples

  • The answer, as Graeme McMillan rightly deduces, is so they can claim to have a woman writing the title and so they can release a hardback collection with her name prominently listed on the cover.

    Blunder Woman

  • In conversation at our table he held out to our gentry of the same stamp, Hamilton and Cartwright, the doctrine that assimilates States to private families and deduces from the child growing up into manhood and being capable to take care of himself and that it is right and natural for a son to set up for himself and by a just inference that such is the disposition and tendency of all States.

    What Is A Canadian Citizen?

  • Spondanus (A.D. 1445, No. 7,) assigns seven or eight years to the reign of the last Constantine which he deduces from a spurious epistle of Eugenius IV. to the king of Aethiopia.] 48 Phranza (l.iii. c.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • To be sure, this is nowhere near as objectionable as the reverse: the critic who "deduces" the psychology of the writer through the text, and then feels he has accomplished something worthwhile.

    A Bland and Deadly Courtesy

  • The reason for this curious salutation is that a computer does not know the meaning of words, and when it is programmed to use the last word of the first line of an address as the last name, it "deduces" that God in Church of God is the last name of the addressee.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 1

  • Edgar Allan Poe invented the detective genre with his 1841 story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," in which his hero deduces how two women were brutally slain in a fourth-floor room in which the windows and doors were locked from the inside.

    Book World: Patrick Anderson reviews 'The Devotion of Suspect X'

  • During his "RidicuList" segment — sans giggles this time — the CNN anchor lavishes praise upon the pint-sized, poofed-up "Renaissance woman" for hosting a show called The News According to Snooki for the AOL site Cambio, in which she eats pickles, confirms aliens exist, deduces the "sun's coming closer to Earth," and explains how hair care suffers when one loses power.

    Top Moments: Pretty Little's "Pretty Eyes" and Now... Here's Snooki with the News

  • In which case he deduces that what Turgenev could live and feel is impossible to us today, and an example of something extraordinary, unique and enigmatic.

    The Mysteries of Russian Love « Tales from the Reading Room

  • From this Weininger deduces that everything in woman functions as an instrument of her sexuality, her desire to copulate and reproduce.

    Bloodlust

  • Edgar Allan Poe invented the detective genre with his 1841 story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," in which his hero deduces how two women were brutally slain in a fourth-floor room in which the windows and doors were locked from the inside.

    Book World: Patrick Anderson reviews 'The Devotion of Suspect X'

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